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Running on empty

27016202 Senior year is when athletes strive to close out the season on a high note. For senior shortstop Anthony Caines, that would have meant a championship encore for the Girard Academic Music Program...

Major-league homecoming

25598792 Playing in major-league ballparks is nothing new for Mike Koplove. Neither is playing at Veterans Stadium. However, pitching at the Vet as a big-league player remained an unattained goal for the Packer...

Setting the stage

25598797 Students at the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts are used to dress rehearsals. The school's tennis team is considering this season's pursuit of a Public League title just that. ...

A leadoff hit

25598797 As the new kids on the Public League scene, the Prep Charter baseball team could have easily spent its rookie year adjusting to varsity competition. But the Huskies decided they'd rather win....

Brother and sister in arms

25598792 This is a very busy time of year for the Malatino family. Mario, 18, and Angelica, 15, pitch for the Girard Academic Music Program baseball and softball teams, respectively. Since the seasons...

Falcons need wings

25598792 When the 2002 baseball season came to a close, the Furness team was presented with two options. The squad could either stay in Division B, where it won just one game, or...

Growing into new roles

25598797 Flashback to February 2001: The Neumann basketball team is squaring off against Simon Gratz in a non-league game at Trenton's Sovereign Bank Arena. The Pirates are down a couple players due to injuries,...

Tough act to follow

25598797 Students at the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts are known much more for their talents onstage than on the field or court. Yet there is one sport in which...

Trying to catch a break

25598792 If confidence and spirit were enough to win games, St. John Neumann would be leading the Catholic League. Tom Daly would make sure of it. The senior catcher is known for...

Making prime time

25598797 Nick Lapetina and Chris Napoli are best friends on and off the baseball diamond. Whether it's watching the Philadelphia Eagles or having a friendly catch in the park, the two always seem to...
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